Campaigning is one of the core activities of the RLA, ensuring that private landlords and housing is considered within political debate. However, we cannot do it alone. 14th-20th November is ‘Parliament week’, a programme of events and activities that connects people across the UK with Parliament and democracy.
Parliament week provides the RLA and members a perfect opportunity to let MPs and central government know that landlords aren’t just easy targets for regulation and extra obligation. In conjunction with the pressing issue of retaliatory evictions this is a pivotal week for 2014.
On November 28th a second reading of the ‘Teather Bill’ will commence in the House of Commons. Proposals are intended to limit the use of Section 21 notices for landlords. The RLA is against these proposals and is asking you to get involved.
The RLA have created a bespoke campaigning webpage to ensure that you have all the tools and contacts to make your voice heard. You can view the webpage here.
The page includes:
Context of the bill and suggested proposal
Definitions of retaliatory / revenge evictions
Contact details for local MPs
A call to action to write Brandon Lewis, Housing Minister
This is a very important campaign, and considering the next seven days are specifically designed for constituents to speak to MPs there is no better time to act!
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